Heather Kain is a scientist in the Kaushansky lab and
studies the pathogens that cause malaria and dengue. In her spare time she is an avid baker and
hopes one day to have her own lab/bakery inside of a dormant volcano.
Viruses, Bacteria and Parasites! Oh My!
If you're confused about the differences between viruses, bacteria and parasites – and their relation to disease – we're here to help.
Under the Microscope With a Malaria Researcher Infected With Malaria—Twice
Researcher Will Betz was completing fieldwork in Papua New Guinea in the early 2000s when he contracted malaria.
Infectious diseases claim 14 million lives every year.